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Events news (updated 11 July 2018)

This page notifies recent additions and changes to events – both our own and selected external events. To keep up to date, you should also check the Notices page, where other news is reported....

President’s Symposium, October 2018

Back to the Future: the Social Landscape of Devon To be held on Saturday 6 October and hosted by our 2018–19 President Dame Suzi Leather. Whereas last year’s Symposium dealt with Devon’s physical landscape,...

Notices (updated 18 June 2018)

This is the place for notices and short news items that will be of interest to members of the DA. You may also wish to look at the Events news page where new events...

Royal Castle Hotel, Dartmouth. Venue for DA's annual conference 2018

156th Annual Conference, Dartmouth 2018

The Devonshire Association’s 156th Annual Conference and AGM was held at the Royal Castle Hotel and the Flavel Arts Centre in Dartmouth from Friday to Sunday, 1–3 June 2018. Rev. Peter Beacham OBE, Chairman...

A mystery photo

This group photo, part of our growing photographic archive curated by Dr Helen Wilson, was probably taken at of one of our Annual Meetings, maybe in the 1920s. Unlike many of the photographs in...

DA Photographic Archive

The DA holds its own archive of historical material, mostly composed of group photographs at Annual Meetings and past Presidents, together with some other less formal images, dating from 1893 to 1982 with lots...

South Devon Branch report: Sep 2017 to Jan 2018

On a fine September morning about ten Branch members assembled at Steamer Quay in Totnes for a boat trip down the Dart estuary. Accompanied by the captain’s eccentric commentary, we noted all the major...